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1401 Protest of Purdue Pharma

The Stanford-Lancet commission on the North American Opioid Crisis calls for criminal justice and lobbying reforms and more money for addiction treatment to avoid an additional 1.2m deaths....

1402 "Join our Team" image
1403 Carolyn Bertozzi

Carolyn Bertozzi (Image credit: American Chemical Society)

1404 Eye with implanted chip

In this photo of a study participant's eye with the implanted chip, the magenta oval shows the size of the beam projected from the glasses onto the retina.
Yannick Le Mer

1405 2022 Sloan Research Fellows

Stanford’s new Sloan Fellows: Adrien Auclert, Dan Congreve, Scott Linderman, Dorsa Sadigh and Matei Zaharia. (Image credit: Courtesy Adrien Auclert, Elise Congreve, Avery Krieger, Nima Anari,...

1406 Carolyn Bertozzi

Carolyn Bertozzi
(Image credit: L.A. Cicero)

1407 Karl Deisseroth and Michelle Leigh Monje-Deisseroth

Karl Deisseroth and Michelle Leigh Monje-Deisseroth (Image credit: Andrew Brodhead)



1408 Robot/Human handshake
Robots, meet the humans. | iStock/NLshop
1409 Zhenan Bao
Zhenan Bao, the K. K. Lee Professor in the School of Engineering and chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering | Photo by Kathleen Hinkel
1410 nerve damage
1411 Major Depression
1412 Shining a light on brain vasculature

Shining a light on human brain vasculature. Credit: Valentina Galata

1414 Picture of woman made from candy

Photo credits, from top: Linda A. Cicero/Stanford News Service; Jeremy M. Baskin and Scott T. Laughlin

1415 Two healthcare workers study x-ray image
1416 Child with hands over ears

A study identified differences in the brain-connectivity patterns between boys with autism and girls with autism. The findings help explain why symptoms differ between the sexes.

1417 Microscopic image of a cell
The new process mimics the way a cell naturally functions and emulates the ways cells typically communicate with one another. | iStock/Jian Fan
1418 Aaron Gitler in lab

Aaron Gitler and his colleagues have found a connection between a genetic mutation often found in ALS patients and a prominent characteristic of the disease. 
Paul Sakuma

1419 Favour Nerrise

Favour Nerrise, National Chairperson, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
Favour Nerrise

1420 Guess what image, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute
1421 Image of colorful brain

A recent Stanford study shows that different parts of the brain work together in surprising ways that differ from current neuroscientific wisdom. | iStock/dakuk...


André Karwath, CC BY-SA 2.5, via Wikimedia Commons

1423 Bluetooth Enabled Engineered Keyboard
1424 Zeena Khazendar

Zeena Khazendar has been chosen for the national Newman Civic Fellowship. (Image credit: Courtesy of Zeena Khazendar)

1425 Colorful brain

Photo Kateryna_Kon

1426 Lab technician holding brain chip
1427 Dr. Bill Loo
1428 Hand silhouettes protecting a brain
1429 Carter Family photo with kids on parents shoulders

Carter Henley enjoys a hike with his little brother, Levi, mom, Katie, and dad, Patrick.

1430 Wu Tsai Neuro faculty scholar Guosong Hong

Guosong Hong, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Faculty Scholar


Sergey Stavisky, an alum of the Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Scholars program at the Wu Tsai...

1432 Model of inside an eye

Photo by Romaset


1433 Flexible light-emitting film on finger

Zhitao Zhang wears the flexible light-emitting film, featuring a Stanford logo, on the knuckle of their finger. This shows how the film can hold up to flexing and wrinkling. (Image credit: Zhitao...

1434 Illustration of road with memory bubbles alongside

Illustration: Giorgia Virgili

1435 Extremely simple animal Trichoplax adhaerens

Prakash Lab

The extremely simple animal Trichoplax adhaerens moves and responds to its environment with agility and seeming purpose, yet it has no neurons or muscles to coordinate its...

1436 Microscopic image of human tissue


Not everything grows back or heals so quickly. 

1437 Clocks on post in park

Photograph: Maja Hitij/Getty Images

Sleep experts say more light in the evening hours isn’t the best match to our circadian rhythms. 

1438 Dr. Tim Behrens
1439 Dr. Attila Losonczy
1440 Dr. Ilana Witten
1441 Dr. Adam Kepecs
1442 Cartoon of a world with pleasurable things everywhere

Meredith Miotke for NPR

When we're repeatedly exposed to pleasure-producing stimuli — social media, sugar, alcohol or any number of readily-available substances — our bodies...

1443 Child with doctor

Stanford scholars have created an algorithm that uses functional magnetic resonance imaging scans to find patterns of neural activity in the brain that indicate autism.


1444 Illustration of a computer circuit

Illustration by James Lambert

1445 Microscopic image of a cell being attacked

Two cells (darker color) being attacked by free radicals (red molecules) in a process known as oxidative stress, which may lead to the brain fog symptoms in some people with long covid and chronic...

1446 House mouse curled up in its nest

Scientists have discovered that neurons in the lateral hypothalamus play a pivotal role in sleep loss in old mice. Above, a house mouse.

Szasz-Fabian Jozsef/

1447 Anne Brunet

Anne Brunet

1448 EJ Chichilnisky
1449 Marius Wernig
1450 Denis Baylor golfing

Denis Baylor in Kapalua, Maui. He became an avid golfer after retirement.

Eileen Baylor

1451 Electric pastel brain

Researchers at Stanford Medicine have found that a brain implant that delivers and electrically stimulates transplanted stem cells as well as stimulates injured brain tissue after...

1452 Stanford Neurosciences Building, home of the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute and Knight Initiative for Brain Resilience
1453 "The Van Golgi" by Amalia Perna, won Grand Prize in the 2022 Andrew Olson Scientific Image Awards

"The Van Golgi" by Amalia Perna, won grand prize in the 2022 Andrew Olson Scientific Image Awards

1454 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute
1456 Illustration of a heat mapped brain lighting up in areas

Seizures become more frequent or more severe in some patients with epilepsy because the brain learns how to have seizures the same way it learns skills, Stanford researchers have found.


1457 Mother consoling teenage son

Brain scans show that starting around age 13, kids no longer find their mothers' voices uniquely rewarding, researchers have found.
New Africa/

1458 Neurologist Michelle Monje in lab
Photography by Timothy Archibald


1459 Womans feet on the sand near the water

Rachen Buosa—Getty Images

1460 American Academy of Arts & Sciences logo
1461 Spilled bottle of pills

Clinicians, researchers and educators at Stanford have launched a number of programs to address the opioid crisis.
Victor Moussa/

1462 Gene Vector and Virus Core director Nicholas Wall

Gene Vector and Virus Core director Nicholas Wall, PhD

1463 Illustration shows neurons lighting up against a blue background
1464 Cartoon of head with floating DNA & colorful bubbles around

Photo by Carlosgardel

1465 Johannes waving hand over a white board

Johannes Eichstaedt is a computational psychologist and the Ram and Vijay Shriram Faculty Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence.


1466 Image of a colorful torso with dendros throughout
1467 Man exiting store with an "overdose alert" sign on door

A sign calling attention to drug overdoses is posted to the door of a gas station on the White Earth Reservation in Ogema, Minn.

David Goldman/AP

1468 Gloved hands holding a mouse
1469 Colorized microscopic
1470 Two mice interacting in cage
1471 Panel of 3 experts onstage with host
1472 olfactory projection neurons collectively receive their input from partner olfactory receptor neurons

A single (left) and a group of (right) olfactory projection neurons that express Acj6 (labeled by green fluorescent protein using a mosaic labeling technology developed in the Luo Lab). Blue...

1473 Katrin Andreasson in her office

Katrin Andreasson, a professor of neurology and neurological sciences, studies how immune cells can cause harmful brain inflammation and contribute to the development of neurodegenerative diseases...

1474 Stretchy neurostring probe in moues colon.

Researchers demonstrated the advantages of the flexible and elastic Neurostring technology by threading a probe through a segment of mouse colon.

Image courtesy Zhenan Bao lab.

1475 Illustration of perivascular flow of CSF in the brain

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) flows through ring-like tunnels that surround the brain's vasculature — a process critical to getting rid of toxic waste products.


1476 Michael Greicius headshot
1477 Silicon cap covering persons head

Shijing Zhou, research lab manager at the Brain Electrophysiology Lab, wears a geodesic head web device that does high-definition EEG collection. The company is also working on an experimental...

1478 Blanatnik Logo
1479 transport vessels (blue) & bone marrow (green)

The brain’s immune system includes a network of transport vessels (blue) and its own immune cells made in the bone marrow (green).

Credit: Siling Du, Kipnis lab, Washington...

1480 Abstract illustration of data spiraling out of a silhouetted head
1481 Two people running at sunset

Stanford researchers and their colleagues have found a molecule that suppresses appetite after intense exercise.


bunyarit klinsukhon...

1482 Simulation of person running from neck down in front of grey background

Timo Lenzen

1483 Headshot of Karl Deisseroth

Image credit: Jim Gensheimer

1484 Cartoon person with pixelated brain pieces floating away

iStock/Denis Novikov

1485 Red brain with blue background

Researchers at Stanford Medicine have found biological similarities between "chemo brain" — cognitive impairment from cancer treatment — and brain fog after COVID-19.


1486 Two illistrated people on a bench outside looking at their phones


1487 Up close image of a planarian

As unremarkable as planarians may seem, they have an ability humans could only dream of.


1488 Tiny robot pill on finger tip

Origami millirobot with spinning-enabled propulsion.

(Image credit: Zhao Lab)

1489 Photo collage of the 14 winners

This year’s Faculty Women’s Forum Awards honor 14 faculty members and one staffer across six categories. Top row, left to right: Grace Gao, Sheri Sheppard, Magali Fassiotto, Allison Okamura,...

1490 Photo of the nine researchers

(From top, left to right) Paul Mischel, Michelle Monje, Howard Chang, Calvin Kuo, Emma Lundberg, Robbie Majzner, Carolyn Bertozzi, Ansuman Satpathy and Irving Weissman have received grants from...

1491 Outline of human profile with tiny question marks in the brain area

Photo by alphaspirit

1492 Headshot of Roger Shepard in black and white

Roger Shepard, 1929-2022

(Image credit: L.A. Cicero)

1493 Steve viewing a students computer screen

Steve Quake will begin his role as head of science at CZI on July 18.

(Image credit: Tyler Mallory)

1494 Knight Initiative for Brain Resilience banner, showing head-shaped trees regaining green spring foliage
1495 Koret Human Neurosciences Community Lab banner image
1497 Mice sleeping

Having sleep interruptions during adolescence resulted in mice preferring to spend time with known acquaintances -- and less interested in making new ones -- later in life.

1498 Child on computer in classroom

Stanford researchers are working with local school districts to transform a pandemic workaround into a highly efficient tool for screening students with reading difficulties.

1499 microscopic image of brain matter


1500 Illistrated virus in the center of a crowd

Photo by bakhtiarzein